2017  The Ford Foundation Art of Change Fellowship Award

2016  Artist in Residence, The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation

2015  Robert Gardner Fellow in Photography, The Peabody Museum of Archeology and Ethnology, Harvard University

2015  The 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, The Gibbes Museum of Art, South Carolina

2015  Michael P. Smith Memorial Award for Documentary Photography, the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities

2014  The Irish Museum of Modern Art, IMMA Residency Programme, Dublin, Ireland

2014  S.J. Weiler Foundation Award

2013  John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship Award

2013  Monroe Fellows Research Grant, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana

2011  Peter S. Reed Foundation Grant Recipient

2007  Sweet Arts Grant Recipient, The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

2002  Anonymous Was A Woman Award Recipient

2002  The John Gutmann Photography Fellowship, The San Francisco Foundation

2001  The Baum: An Emerging American Photographer Award, The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum

2001  Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize, (in collaboration with C.D. Wright), The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University

2000  The Louisiana Division of the Arts, Artist Fellowship Award

2000  The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities Publication Grant